Falakata (community development block)
ফালাকাটা সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
|Community development block|
|• Total||312.58 km2 (120.69 sq mi)|
|• Density||810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Alipurduars|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Falakata|
Falakata (community development block) is an administrative division in Alipurduar subdivision of Jalpaiguri district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Falakata police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Falakata. There is one census town in this block: Falakata.12
Falakata is located at.
Gram panchayats of Falakata block/ panchayat samiti are: Dalgaon, Deogaon, Dhanirampur I, Dhanirampur II, Falakata I, Falakata II, Guabar Nagar, Jateswar I, Jateswar II, Mairadanga, Parengerpar and Salkumar.3
As per 2001 census, Falakata block had a total population of 254,027, out of which 131,066 were males and 122,961 were females. Falakata block registered a population growth of 22.22 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Decadal growth for the district was 21.52 per cent.2Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.4
NH 31 passes through the block.
- "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Jalpaiguri district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal , Table 4". Census of India 2001, Jalpaiguri district (02). Census Commissioner of India. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "BRGF Allotment Order No. 13 dated 17.12.2009". Jalpaiguri district. Government of West Bengal - Department of Panchayats & Rural Development. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
- "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-03-11.